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    Google Simplifying Mobile Search and LBS Services

    Google is serious about mobile, there’s no question. The thing they have to do, is lay the ground work for the mobile landscape they’ve had pictured in their mind for some time, which is simplified mobile search, and simplified mobile applications that work across the...

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    The Good & Bad of Google Offering Nationwide WiFi

    With Google’s interest in securing a section of the upcoming wireless spectrum that becomes available after the digital switch, there’s been some speculation that the main intention on Google’s mind is to offer a free nationwide wifi network based on the high-power frequencies usually reserved...

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    Is Apple Disrupting The US Market For Nokia And Does Nokia Really Care?

    Yesterday, Nokia published their Form 20-F report atlas, this thing is 220 pages. Buried on Page 57 you’ll find the Global Mobile Device Volume By Geographical Area report which indicates strong growth around the Globe. The anomalistic region for Nokia though is North America, where in 2007 they faced a declining demand for their products …   Read More

  • QR Barcoding Gaining Traction In Mobile Marketing

    QR, or Quick Response codes have been around for a while now, though they haven’t made an impact in the US and Europe as they have in Japan and Korea. They’re simple graphics that can be scanned with mobile phones to hyperlink to a variety...

  • Introducing The “Mobile Phone Universal Remote”

    In a move that could dramatically influence the future of mobile marketing opportunities, a little known private company called Akoo International has developed a network of digital television screens that can both send and receive messages from cell phones. According to Akoo’s Vice President of...

  • Mobile Barcodes, A New Generation of Mobile Marketing

    Although not as widely used in the US, mobile-barcode scanning is still gaining traction with mobile advertisers. They’re slowly realizing the potential in allowing customers the ability to scan the barcode that already exists on virtually every consumer product on the market. This, in addition...

  • Back That Thing Up… with a SIM Card Backup Device

    Anyone who has ever lost or fatally damaged their mobile phone is intimately acquainted with the pain and suffering that often accompanies such trauma. Of course, the worst part of the horrific experience is typically not the financial setback of having to purchase another handset....

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    Does It Matter That Motorola Missed The 3G Ramp?

    I just read this on RCRWirelessNews and one bit struck me as odd. “Brown’s announcement also reflected that Motorola’s troubles are deeper than generally acknowledged by the company or analysts. The company has not revealed a follow-on platform to its Razr handset, it missed the global ramp in 3G devices, its smartphone offerings are minimal …   Read More

  • I Think I Want A Nokia N95

    This list really makes me want to run out and get a Nokia N95 today.